Category Archives: Social Media

Who’s Talking About You??

Many of the websites that you view, chock full of content, are really just aggregators, or collectors, of information from elsewhere on the web. Popular aggregator sites include mashable.com for all things cool and trendy, stumbleupon.com for curated articles about your … Continue reading

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Content Marketing and the Future of the Internet

Every minute, 600 new websites are generated; 48 hours of video are uploaded onto YouTube; and 600,000 pieces of content are shared on Facebook. And that does not even begin to scratch the surface of online data generation (wired.com). “Content marketing” has … Continue reading

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The Afterlife: Courtesy of Facebook

Last year, a friend of mine went through one of those phases in life when there is a class reunion and a bunch of people from a bunch of years ago reconnect. The Facebook “Friend Requests” were flying afterward and … Continue reading

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Is There a Place for Social Media in Public Health?

When I was doing my Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree in Non-Profit Management at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University (now LIU-Post), I did a Master’s Thesis project titled Use of Social Media in Healthcare Administration. It … Continue reading

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Emotion and Emoticons

Renowned cyclist Lance Armstrong recently faced harsh criticism not just over his illicit drug use, lying and bullying, but over his very matter-of-fact approach to his first interview with Oprah Winfrey in which he admitted to using performance enhancing drugs.  New York Times … Continue reading

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Holiday Greeting

Today we have more ways than ever to communicate. I overheard a conversation recently about the dwindling tradition of sending Christmas cards. A man said, “e-cards have made traditional cards obsolete.” I don’t agree. First of all, even in this … Continue reading

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